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What is Programmatic Emailing?

What is Programmatic Emailing?

  The world is becoming more personalized as businesses and brands move closer and closer toward a one-on-one interaction with each of it’s audiences. Web sites have already stored cookies on your computer to collect information about your interests as you search the...
Architectural Designers Need an Online Portfolio

Architectural Designers Need an Online Portfolio

Anyone in a creative business field needs an online portfolio. For writers it’s a portfolio of writing clips, for photographers it’s samples of their photography projects. For other like graphic designers, web designers and architectural designers it can include...
Did You Forget to Make Your 2015 Marketing Plan?

Did You Forget to Make Your 2015 Marketing Plan?

Yes, 2015 is right around the corner and yet that marketing plan is no where to be seen. But don’t worry it’s not too late. If you make your plan in January you still have the rest of the year to implement it. Need help? Don’t be afraid to call blackDot.ca today, you...
When Is It Time for a Website Redesign?

When Is It Time for a Website Redesign?

You have spent time, money and considerable effort starting your business. You have nurtured your creation to help it grow and you have spent every minute dreaming about the happy customers and healthy business. You have done so well at accomplishing your dream that...
Developers and Depression

Developers and Depression

It seems that the only time we talk about mental health is during Bell Let’s Talk. Truth of the matter is, mental health issues do not go away after one day of campaigning during Bell Let’s Talk and the weeks leading up to it. Depression and other mental...
Flat Designs with Bright Colours

Flat Designs with Bright Colours

If you think the trend of flat design is gone, think again. Flat design with the addition of bright and vivid colours is holding on strong due to it’s attractive, fun and simple layout style. If you’re thinking about using the flat design for your next...
Resources and Tools for Web Developers

Resources and Tools for Web Developers

Looking for resources to help you in your web development field of work? Check out 20 of the Best Tools and Resources for Web Developers. This article features some really good resources from animation applications to tools that enhance work flow and...
Typography and Web Design

Typography and Web Design

When designing your website an important aspect of the designing process is choosing the right typography. This is important because you should choose typography that not only looks good but appropriately  fits the overall style of your website and your brand. If you...
Even Small Businesses Need Websites

Even Small Businesses Need Websites

  Smashing Magazines’ Trevan Hetzel makes several good points in the article Selling the Value of the Web to Small-Town Clients as to why websites are important. We’ve also been saying for a long time  just how crucial it is to ensure businesses, and yes...
Telling Your Brand Story

Telling Your Brand Story

Building your business brand is an important aspect for the success and longevity of your business. Focusing on your brand image is important because it allows you to build lasting relationships with your customers. One way to increase your brand image is by telling...